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has coined romnesia. he should keep using it. sometimes the republicans have had such great success with turns of phrase such as swift voting, the quick one off to think a certain way about a certain person. romnesia is the perfect way to describe exactly what afflicts mitt romney when it comes to his own record. day we have an interesting round of good news for the president which is he has gotten endorsements today from the denver post, the tampa bay times. the salt city tribune. yes, the salt city tribune, an utah paper endorsing obama. that's good for him. he seems to have stopped the bleeding according to a lot of polls, however he has got to go into the next debate, the next set of questions and smile. we need a president who sat there and smile, we need the president reassure us. when we see him smile everybody is happy. he has a number of things he needs to talk about. the supreme court, climate change, iraq and the fiscal cliff. he has not talked at all about the fiscal cliff. it is coming. whoever is elected will be totally responsible for that. he went on "the daily thoug
. >> romney: there is so much at stake. i hope you'll join me in supporting richard mourdock for u.s. senate. >> cenk: you can bet your bottle dollar i will not. we'll bring that to you in a minute. and then mitt has a new new is strategy. >> i came in and and some have been holding signs that say democrats for romney. i love that. did the romney's get rich off the auto bailout. >> romney: i said absolutely not. do not write a bailout check. >> but a bailout check was written by none other than ann romney. >> cenk: and then someone who richly deserved it. you know who i'm talking about. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: there is only one g.o.p. senate candidate that romney has backed in this election cycle. it's richard mourdock from indiana. here is his ad supporting him. >> romney: this fall i'm supporting richard mourdock for senate. richard worked with governor mitch daniels with the budget. he'll be the 51st vote to stop obama healthcare. and there is so much at stake, i hope you'll join me in supporting richard mourdock for u.s. senate. >> i'm richard mourdock. i approve this me
't believe the stunned look on his face. >> cenk: and then reverend jesse jackson joins us to break down the sensata controversy. >> make no mistake about it, sensata, freeport, illinois, is ground zero on the american fight to keep jobs here in the united states. [ applause ] >> cenk: and more elbows than you can shake your first at. go time! >> obama: i said if i got bin laden in sights, i would take that shot. >> the president was way too aggressive. >> the president was more articulate. >> he was more coherent and presidential. >> romney: we can't kill our way out of this mess. >> mitt romney is hiding a bunch of positions. >> romney: our navy is smaller now than any time since 1917. >> obama: governor, we also have few horses and bayonets. >> horses were ridden by our troops. >> sweat. >> romney: the same point the president made. >> romney lost his timing. almost completely. >> romney sounded downright dubbish. >> obama: he's proposed reckless policies. >> marines still use bayonets. >> obama: the ques
room. check us out on line at current.com/thewarroom. thanks for joining us here in "the war room," we'll see you tomorrow night for current wall-to-wall coverage turner and maureen will be here. >> it was the night before the great debate. plus which obama will show up? >> we can get more tax breaks and ship jobs overseas, or we can open new plants, train new workers and create new jobs here in the united states. >> then, remember this? >> tonight mitt romney will decide whether or not he's going to go back on "the view." plus billboards go up in minority neighborhoods in swing states. take a look at this. >> i was outraged when i saw it last night. everybody in that community is outraged. to keep people in this community, particularly black people from vote. >> from gone shots to job threats. the intimidation continues. "the young turks" are fighting back. plus the elbow of the day. cenk and his wife welcomed a new baby girl name joy. ladies and gentlemen, it's joy time. >> tonight on "the young turks." >> barack obama just got knocked out. >> the great debate part ii. which
of the jersey shore. somehow this community dodged a bullet. folks here tell us that's because the winds actually shifted during high tide last night so the water was pushed south. but further north in communities like atlantic city, ocean city, point pleasant, asbury park is where the devastation is. those iconic board walks ripped up. the wood scattered across the street. the sea water and the sand inundating those downtown areas. governor christie said -- told us 2.5 million people in the state without power could be eight days or longer before that full power is fully restored. we know the president is due here tomorrow. he will take a look firsthand at the damage with governor chris christie and representatives of fema and of course, as we said earlier, it is going to take a long time to get this back to where it should be. the damage is just absolutely remarkable looking at the jersey shore. all the way north down here toward the south. >> jennifer: so when are the residents going to be able to return to
us finish the job but there is no overwhelming case, if you elect me again boy things will get much better. brian williams asked him about it on rock center. look at his luke warm answer here. >> would you be prepared to enact truly major changes. >> the plan that i put forward with education with making college and job training accessible to people, to insure that our manufacturing base is right back here in the united states opposed to overseas. the work we've done in increasing oil and gas production and clean energy, putting americans back to work, including veteran veterans rebuilding roads and bridges. those are all designed to make sure we have more rebust future that that was not that good of an answer. hey look, here are these numbers. this is why it's really important. when asked about the next four terms. the first team like the second, only 4% want that. that's a horrible number. expect major changes 62%. now, is president obama in that answer offering major changes? it doesn't sound like it. that's a big problem for it, and mitt romney is trying to capitalize on that. t
. you haven't given us a plan either about what you're going to do. at least we know my plan and we know it's working. >> cenk: we do know your plan, and look, i like you. i would like to go to dinner with you and share a burger with you. >> i can't afford to eat there. >> cenk: the reality is not who is nicer we need a serious man for serious times and i think you have failed. >> i don't think i have, and i don't think the middle class will think that i have, governor. the other thing i would do, governor, i would go to the center and not talk from the left. i would go to the center because you have the luxury of doing whatever you want. >> cenk: that's what our conversation was supposed to be like. i don't agree with michael now breaking this random thing we just did. and look i don't think romney has the luxury of going to the center and playing it safe. he has got to attack. but if he does, he could fall flat on his face. if he does stupid zingers it could get ugly. tomorrow night we're going to have coverage here on current. vice president al gore will be here and i will be there as
home, especially in communities of latinos and black communities, but that has a huge effort using the pulpit and the grassroots networks that they'll have on election day. >> cenk: michael hastings, terrific reporting as usual. thank you. >> thank you. >> cenk: problem number one for romney is that they don't have the goods. they just don't have a plan that addings up. in fact, paul ryan will tell you i don't want to do the math. >> you haven't given me the math. >> well, i don't have the time. it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> cenk: oh really, too long. well we'll break it down for you in the next segment. then some of holy spirit's top liberals are going after the teacher's union, and there is a trick behind that. find out who is financing the movie. we'll have that later in the movie. [ laughing ] >> try it again. >> i can't. >> i think there are real problems inside the teachers' union right now. fast max. use as directed. >> cenk: of course, the debates start this week. the first one is on wednesday and it will be covering here on current with vice
and hazardous material. >> cenk: one of the top climatologists in the field with us today. do you know there was a warning that this would happen in new york exactly like this? we'll share that with you, as well. at the end of the show, are some halloween outfits out of bounds. >> as ill considered party costumes go, this one sets a new standard. prince harry showed up dressed as german's world war ii africa core complete with nazi armband. >> cenk: are some halloween costumes also racist. we have differing opinions on that. and then an interesting story about how a guy broke into high house by a crazy guy. did it change my mind on gun rights. interesting show. it's go time. >> the president now coming off of air force one. >> within a week you have the president of the united states, governor christie arm in arm. >> in some places the ocean covering the island. >> this hit people very hard. it will hit them in the pockets. i think they'll all be counting on fema to help them through. >> a search and rescue mission. >> does visiting here helped a lot of comfort. >> please if you have a
on why bruce springsteen warmed up to obama as well. and you're used to bankers getting away with financial crimes? now we have a bank who are may have gotten away with stabbing someone. >> here after dropping him off at his home things got ugly. >> jennings pulled out a penknife. >> i understand he required stitches. >> cenk: things will get ugly tonight. i'm going to rage about that. that's not even the elbow of the day. we have that coming up, too. that was a fun one. anyone know what time it is? you got that right, it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: now you can see if i had obama behind me, oh, boy that can't be a good sign. that must mean that he's trailing and, indeed, he is. the gallup poll of likely voters 52%-45%. first don't believe the hype. gallup has been wildly off in the past. not just in this cycle especially when they do likely voters, they were also off in 2010. even when the republicans won big, they won close by seven points in 2010 when you take a look at the congressional races but gallup said they were going to win by 15 in likely voters. not true
up to our great twitter and joining us here on "the war room." one month until the election. >> welcome to the young turks. is it time panic we asked last night. the panic has begun. >> what do you hear about the cold hand of fear grabbing chicago? >> but i'm hearing chatter that there's maybe people from the last campaign are going to get a little more involved. >> now romney leads. which way does ohio go? tell you in a little bit. then big bird, guilty or not guilty? >> it's me, big with bird. >> big yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about it's sesame street. >> people are criticizing that ad. are they right or wrong? i will decide. later in the program, is this the world's worst wedding ever? >> in the video, you can see officers wield be batons. it was necessary to control the crowd which police say had been drinking. >> that's not even the elbow of the day although a couple of elbows did fly in that. all right it's go time! ♪ ♪ >> bernie madoff. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> glut tons of greed. one man has the g
agonize, organize! for joining us here in "the war room," tune in to our [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome do "the young turks." do you know who we have on the show? mark hamill, known as luke skywalker. i'll do that all week long. and mitt romney flip flops on abortion, and another record-breaking flip flop. >> that would become part of my agenda. hopefully reverse roe v. wade and law regarding abortion. >> cenk: okay, also the world's biggest hypocrite on abortion, shockingly it's the tea party guy. and then paul ryan, in an interview it gets con contentious. >> those are your words, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> that was kind of strange. >> cenk: i'm also going to tell you the secret strategy that the republicans have before debates. it's called preemptive strike. i'll tell you exactly how to it works. and then this guy that i'm about to show you suchen answer believable jerk. he said he's going fire his employees if obama is reelected. >> i'm the owner of the largest time share company in the world. >> cenk: it only gets worse from there. elbow of the
was in charge? well, it depends you might get rescued if there is an extra buck in it for us. and remember how republicans handled disaster. this is the legendary reaction that president bush with his director of fema at the time, browning. >> there will be plenty of opportunities to help later on, but right now the immediate concern is to save lives and get food and medicine to people so we can stabilize the situation. again, i want to thank you all browning you're doing heck of a job, fema director is working 24-- [applause] >> cenk: you know what, even brownie said afterwards, the main problem was president bush failed to recognize the magnitude of the storm and did not take precautionary action. that's the problem with the republicans. they don't believe in the government. they don't believe in it. why in the world would we put them in charge of it. look at what romney said, after all the problems under the last republican president under fema, i don't know, why don't we privatize it and make money off it ha, ha, ha. not interested. right before the election he said he's very sympathetic a
. should president obama have used him in an ad? i've got a strong opinion on that, too. >> elmo is -- has been seen in a white suburban. he's driving for the border. oscar's hiding out in his trash can. >> while they're criticizing the president over that, i've got a different opinion on it. we have a presidential candidate on. who? jill stein of the green party on the young turks. >> i'm voting for jill stein. >> we need jill stein for president. >> jill stein! (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the vice presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >> so keep on tweeting and maybe you'll have your voice be part of this democracy and see your tweets up on our screen. >>now that's politically direct. (vo) brought to you by communications workers of america. bring jobs home now. >> mitt almost famously now said in the first presidential debate that he would cut funding to pbs and to big bird. president obama has been hitting
's dreams soldiers who are overseas fighting for us right now people who are working hard every day paying payroll tax gas tax but don't make enough in income. i want to fight for them. that's what i've been doing for the past four years. if they succeed, i believe the country succeeds. >> cenk: now michael i know you thought that was the right way to go. and you just said he won the debate over all. so do his numbers start to go up at this point? what is your sense of that? >> yeah, i think they crawl back up. what you saw in the immediate afternoon math of the debate number one was mitt romney take a little bit of a surge. and that surge held on. the soles show nationally--the polls show that he's ahead. assuming that that is the case, i do think so. i think you'll see it creep up or solidifying rather than this huge bump like he got in charlotte or like mitt romney got after the first debate in denver. i think it will be a little bit different. one thing that he did get today in these reports gerald epstein said he would vote for obama. >> cenk: that's it. we have one more vote. we will
prosperous middle east, along with us. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. >> cenk: yeah, i'm coming for you, mitt. we'll talk about that speech and what nonsense it was. and then bill o'reilly and jon stewart are coming for each other. >> my friend bill o'reilly is (vo) always outspoken, now unleashed. joy behar. >> on my next show, robert klein can't stop his leg, gilbert gottfried can't stop his mouth and i can't stop laughing long enough to ask a question. >> it's go time. (vo) at the only online forum with a direct line to cenk uygur. >>if you had to vote for a republican, which one would it be? (vo) join the debate now. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: mitt romney finally gave his big foreign policy speech and i want to go to work, so i let's get started. >> romney: i know the president hopes for a safer freer prosperous middle east alive with us. i share this hope. but hope is not strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words are not backed up by deeds. when our defense is arbitrarily and deeply cut and we have n
more than a thousand people, using boat brigade. neighboring towns tame in to help. >> it's going down another 200 yards south and if you now look north i know, it might be a tougher angle to see past the street sign, past the s.u.v., we're talking all the way into bellmar. >> these rescues started papping and trucking coming in. we're seeing more people stepping out of this national guard truck. >> you see water right up to the doors here in long beach island and just total devastation. >> a jaw dropping video shot from her hunting lon long idol back yard. the rain saturated sail with jarring winds were able to shake this tree down to its core. it looks like a monster coming out of the ground. >> cenk: i grew up in new jersey so i know what it's like in bellmar or was like, what it was like in long beach island before the flooding that you saw. i hope that it shakes the new york media out of its com place ends, because a lot of the media is based there. if a tornado hits you in the midwest, they didn't see it. if a tornado hits you in florida, they don't see it. now that they've seen
of speech that he gave at the convention. we went to the math. he used numbers. bill clinton makes the case for mitt romney or barack obama you think who in their right mind is voting for mitt romney. he breaks it down and makes it easily understandable, and then introduced bruce springsteen. he did five songs plus that real thing. that was not a real song. >> cenk: yeah, we have clinton on tape. he's so good at it. he has the folksy thing. >> mr. romney says i'm gonna do all this. i'm gonna cut taxes just for the middle class. i'm not interested in rich people. they'll pay the same percentage of tax that they pay now. he thinks we're dumb. we keep saying, show us your budget. where are your numbers? the president has given you a budget. this guy ran bain capital, and he's a business guy and he's hiding his budget? that ought to tell you something. >> cenk: i love what he does with the glasses. he's awesome. and then bruce also made a case, right, for the president. >> yes, that's right. bruce--go ahead. >> cenk: let me show that tape, and let's talk about both. here is bruce making the cas
call us liars. >> they've reduced the other side liars. >> are you calling mitt romney a liar. >> yes. you seemed shock by it, the answer is yes. >> cenk: all right, now before we get to mitt romney let's start with a gentleman by the name of scott desjalais. he has 100% score to national right to life. he's 100% pro-life. he has said himself i'm a consistent supporter of pro-life values. human life is sacred and taxpayer funding of abortion is counter to the values that a great many tennesseans hold. he's definitely pro-life, right? here's what is happening. turns out he had a mistress. turns out he was a serial adulter. he got divorced from his wife, and now we find out there were recorded phone calls where he tells his mistress, you better get an abortion, you better do it right away. this idiot recorded himself. that's how we found out. you told me you'd have an abortion, now we're getting too far along without one. tea party republican pro-life, what are you doing! get the abortion, and get it right away! he continues if we need to go to atlanta or whatever to get this solved, an
low to 7.8%. it used to be at 8.1% so we're finally below 8%. 114,000 jobs have been added and the july and august numbers added moreobobhich happepe all the t time.im thisthss gat gewatew foror america. more people back at work. so of course the republicans are celebrating right? of course not. no way. they're panicked over it. oh, my god this is going to cause us this election. dammit, i can't believe more americans are working. now go to unbelieving. unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate, so change numbers. that's ironic coming from jack welsh because g.e. was fined by the fcc $50 million for cooking their books for about a decade. it began under jack welsh puerto rico i cook the books. i assume that they'll be as dirty as i am. >> you're saying that the administration is actively manipulating that data, correct? >> well, absolutely. >> i want to read you one tweet from jack welch who used to run general election. a man who most people would argue knows a bit about how economic data is created. >> i wouldn't put anything past this a
not actually be a progressi. let's bring in michael shure. he has a lot for us. just real quick on the grand bargain. you're not as sure as i am that he's going to do it. look at that, how many times does he of his to say it for to believe that he is going to do it. >> a bargain that is struck before a new congress comes in is often rely gated to moot status. they're going to have different agendas. the president will have already been elected presuming that we're talking about this. i don't think it's as sure a thing as you are. >> they're going to do it. the republicans have waved the white flag on it, and that's what he's referring to. >> the people oh supporting the president of being defensive as you are sometimes. we don't want anything that romney does, we're going to suffer some of of the things we don't want that obama does. >> the more you talk, the angrier i get about how conservative obama is. he's a right winger. >> he's not a right winger. >> he's a right winger! >> he's not a right winger. there's nothing that he has done that you can walk away from -- >> i just gave the tax c
taking $716 billion out of medicare. how many times did he say it? count along with us. >> romney: medicare for current retirees he's cutting $716 billion. because of those $716 billion in cuts. 716--$716 billion--$716 billion. you're going to see a $716 billion cut to medicare. and the president support taking $716 billion out of that program. >> cenk: he said it ten times! and every time literally screaming in the studios in new york going hit him back! that's not true! say it isn't true! instead, this is what president obama said. >> obama: um um, um, and um, and and um, now, um um, you know that may not-- >> cenk: oooh! because of that he found himself in the middle of a ring going hey, what's going on? where did mitt go? oh no, he's on the top rung. we didn't want to see that. we didn't want to see that. then mitt romney sets him up perfectly. you know you got to mention bain. you got to mention the cayman islands and the swiss bank accounts. >> you say you get a deduction for taking a plant overseas. look i've been in business for 25 years. i have no idea what you're talking
unprecedented amounts of money on projects, and exit live hinder free trade, then many of our more than 50,000 u.s. employees and contractors may suffer the consequences, including higher gasoline prices and other ills, the vague "other ills" which is a vague way of saying you may lose your job too. these are the same people who have been criticizing unions for so long saying they're telling people how to vote. what do they do? they tell people how to vote. the g.o.p. does not like unions. listen to this. >> the problem is that you're probably forced to join the union in the first place. so it's obvious that unions are going to be political entities. it's obvious that the union boss also say these people elected us, therefore they believe in what we believe in. >> they're always complaining about it, and then they do the exact same things. these are the fruits of the citizens united ruling. this is in the times said about it. the kochs in-house campaigning for the g.o.p. is part of a larger trend of corporations exercising new freedoms under citizens united. sharing your opinions with your employe
like injustice to us. >> trayvon martin has become a national symbol of what many are calling the very real dangers effecting young black teens. >> from coast to coast thousands of high school students streaming out of schools today wearing hoodies. now the symbol of the trayvon martin tragedy. the shooting of one unarmed black teen morphing into debate andan justicememecaca. cenk: g>>enrge zimmerman, 45 days later was arrested and brought to court. there have been trial and tribulation on that count and he sat down with sean hannity. >> is there anything that you regret? do you regret getting out of the car following trayvon that night? >> no, sir. >> do you regret that you had a gun that night? >> no, sir. >> do you feel you would be here with that interview if you didn't have that gun. >> no, sir. >> you feel you would not be here? >> i feel it was god's plan, and for me to second guess it or judge it um. >> is there anything that you might do differently in receipt flowreceipt--retrospect now that time has passed. >> no, sir. >> now here here to explain that, and make a defense for
are reacting to hurricane sandy, and here inside "the war room" is cheryl. thanks for joining us tonight. >> absolutely. >> jennifer: welcome back. let me start with cheryl. talk about the aura of presidential leadership in the midst of a crisis. obviously people are saying it is a presidential advantage. is it as simple as that? >> i don't think it is that simple. this is the october surprise that people are wondering when this comes. this is barack obama's katrina moment. for gorge bush hurricane katrina was a significant turning point in undermining his aura as you say with the public because there was a mismatch between what his administration was saying and what people could see on their television sets. so for barack obama he has got to get this right, because otherwise people will see this as political disaster and another point, you know, he has got to make sure that this isn't politicized. >> jennifer: how do you do that when you are one week before an election? >> sure. i think he has done a good job of reaching out to both republican and democratic govern
about these photos. i'm done talking now. ♪ >> jennifer: thanks for joining us here in "the war room." we're going to be previewing the next debate on month with some terrific guests. i hope you have a great night, beautiful weekend, and we'll see interrogation. thank you for watching. cheney approved. >> cenk: welcome to the "the young turks" welcome to "the young turks." yesterday i asked joe biden to bring a lead pipe, but he brought and a blowtorch. >> this is a bunch of malarky: this is a bunch of stuff. >> what do you mean a bunch of stuff. >> it's simply inaccurate. >> cenk: biden laughed at him. that was awesome. has the president learned his lesson on the debate. >> obama: um um, um, and u >> cenk: well, let's hope so. and then the woman who actually took it to the bush and the obama administrations on helping the banks too much and screwing the homeowners. >> if you were sitting in the fdic if you were still chairman, what would you be doing? [ chuckling ] >> well, i would be asking a lot of questions. >> cenk: she's going to be on the show today. and then it turns
by the horns." and she joins us right now on the young turks. sheila, thank you so much for coming on the program. >> thanks for having me. >> cenk: list start with the bush administration. what do you think is the primary thing that they did wrong in those bailouts. >> the whole philosophy, the whole objective was to stabilize the constitution and get them profitable again with the assumption that this help the broader economy. it just didn't work out that way. the reason why they were having problems was because of the mortgages defaulting. we weren't fixing the core problem. tarp was supposed to help troubled asset release. when congress voted for it, they thought they were voting for a program that would help prevent unnecessary foreclosures. what we ended up doing was a capital investment program. in 2008 i could understand because we were in a crisis situation. but even going into 2009 when the system was stable we never did much to help homeowners and kept bailing out the big banks. >> cenk: i can understand it if the treasury secretary was a former chairman of the goldman s
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